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Booth’s Barbeque offers new menu, same backyard fun

Booth’s Barbeque doesn’t look much different than when it was called Lamar Yard just a few short months ...

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Little Free Pantries now available around Lafayette County

Commodores Care, along with the help of area churches, residents and other organizations, have placed several Little Free ...

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Ajax under new ownership as Yates looks forward to next chapter

Ajax Diner has not only been a favorite for locals for almost three decades but has caught the ...

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Busy weekend(s) ahead for Oxford

Oxford is going to be a busy place over the next few weeks, starting with this weekend. “We ...

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Heavy rain, high winds toppled trees, knocked out power

Oxford and Lafayette County saw 4 to 6 inches of rain this week, combined with high wind gusts, ...

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Lifestyle

Formosan termite swarms threaten large part of state

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Invasive Formosan subterranean termites were first found in the state 40 years ...

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Owners hope to open Connie’s Chicken in June

Nickle Smith grew up in Tupelo, often enjoying Connie’s Chicken and its famous blueberry donuts. The original restaurant ...

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Oxford wins ‘Best Small College Town’ in USA TODAY Readers’ Choice Awards

Visit Oxford announced Wednesday that Oxford secured the No. 1 spot as the “Best Small College Town” and ...

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Three-story building next to Isom House gets OK from planning commission

The Oxford Planning Commission unanimously approved the site plan Monday for a proposed mixed-use building on the corner ...

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Heavy rain, possible thunderstorms continue through Thursday

A Flood Watch remains in effect for heavy rainfall over the next several days. Lafayette County can expect ...

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Bond denied for Como man charged with capital murder of a baby

Bail was denied for the man arrested last week and charged with capital murder in the death of ...

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Roundabout Oxford

Community members, business folks and local officials gathered on the rolling hills of what will soon become Roundabout ...

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EDF CEO Ryan Miller speaks at first Coffee & Conversations chamber event

“We get to live here.” If you’ve lived in Oxford long enough, you’ve heard that saying from government ...

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Oxford defeats Horn Lake 13-1

By Adam Brown Sports writer The Oxford Chargers run-ruled the Horn Lake Eagles by the score of 13-1 ...

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Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrests man in death of infant

On March 22, Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on County Road 520 regarding an unresponsive ...

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Shots fire at Lafayette deputy during traffic stop; 3 arrested

Early Friday morning, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding an alarm at TGC Outdoors ...

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Oxford mourns the loss of firefighter, friend

The Oxford Fire Department is reeling from the loss of one of its own. OFD’s Lt. Jeff Taylor ...

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Oxford looking to get tough on towing

The Oxford Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance amendment that will provide strict oversight of the towing ...

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‘Segundo Muerte’: A love letter to Latin culture

In the heart of the scorching Texan landscape, amidst the dusty plains near McAllen, a tale of resilience ...

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Supervisors OK $57K design plans for new Haven House HVAC system

The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved spending $57,625 on design plans for a new heating, ventilation and ...

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LCFD: Honoring the past while looking toward the future

The Lafayette County Fire Department recently held its first annual banquet, honoring the first volunteer firefighters and the ...

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Severe weather possible Tuesday as cold front approaches

After a warm yet cloudy day today, another cold front will head into our area overnight, potentially ushering ...

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